As 2012 comes to a close, businesses and individuals start to prepare for the New Year and everything it may have in store for them. As the American public stays cautious yet anxious as they watch the economy fluctuate, hopefully for a full recovery in the near future, good economic news is always welcome. For the Mount Washington Valley and surrounding area there is positive economic news to close 2012 with – the Real Estate market is making a recovery. In Carroll County the number of homes sold from 2011 increased by 16% with a 4% decrease on the number of days a home spent on the market. Total sales finished off strong, up 21% with the average sales price up 8% compared to 2011*.

If you became a new homeowner during 2012 in the MWV or just over the state line into Maine, everyone at The Buyer’s Guide wishes you a happy and healthy life in your new home. For all who are currently on the market, the 2013 Real Estate forecast is positive with consistent growth taking the housing market recovery in the right direction*. The Buyer’s Guide thanks you for your 2012 viewership. Continue to stop by for the latest edition of The Buyer’s Guide or grab a printed copy – you can find great companies for all of your home improvement and financial needs…and of course, your next dream home! Don’t forget to stay current by joining us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

From Everyone at The Buyer’s Guide,

Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Season!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Statistics based on NNEREN results for Carroll County as of 12/6/12.

*Forbes Real Estate Forecast 2013 – http://www.forbes.com/sites/billconerly/2012/10/08/real-estate-forecast-2013-the-housing-market/